Spring Semester 2024

Name
Days
Location
Parent & Tot Creative Movement Mondays
For young movers 18 months to 3 years, they explore joyful movement in this class just for them and their adult caregiver! A team of our talented faculty lead a class that helps young ones develop strong movement patterns, explore moving with props and through space, and interact with others in a positive and supportive environment. This class is the perfect introduction for young ones to see what dance is all about with the support of their caregiver.
Monday
10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Studio All
Northgate
Jazz 3 Monday
Jazz 3 (10 - 13 yrs): This class will challenge dancers with more intermediate steps. Students will also get the opportunity to learn choreography from well-known Broadway shows.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Ballet 2 Monday
Ballet 2 (8 - 10 yrs): This class is for students who have had at least one year of ballet classes. Dancers will explore more challenging turn and jump progressions and continue their technical development. Dancers in this level may choose to take class 2x a week.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Tap 3 Monday
Tap 3 (10 - 14yrs): This class is for students who have had at least one year of tap classes and focuses on more intermediate and challenging steps. Students will also get to learn routines from beloved Broadway musicals.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Open Modern
Pulling primarily from the techniques of Martha Graham and Lester Horton, this Modern class includes a warm-up, across the floor work, and a combination. Floor work will be included. No previous Modern experience is necessary, but familiarity with Ballet or Jazz vocabulary is beneficial. This class is designed for bare feet. Dancers may wear ballet shoes if they prefer.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Northgate
Tap 4/5 Monday
Tap 4 (13 - 15 yrs): This class focuses on speed and technique for dancers who have had at least two years of tap classes. Students will be introduced to intermediate to advanced steps and will explore improv.

Tap 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, this class meets twice a week. Students will continue to hone their skills through improv and choreography.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Jazz 2 Tuesday
Jazz 2 (8 - 10 yrs): This class is for students who have an understanding of the basics of jazz. Focus will be on flexibility, progressions, and learning short variations.
Tuesday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Ballet 4/5 Tuesday
Ballet 4 (13 - 16 yrs): Dancers in this level continue to explore intermediate to advanced technique and develop their artistic voice. Dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least twice a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Ballet 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least three times a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Tuesday
7:15 PM to 8:45 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Ballet 3 Wednesday
Ballet 3 (10-13yrs.) This class focuses on building strength and technique as our pre-pointe level. A dancer's physical development, strength, and maturity determines their readiness for pointe shoes. Dancers in this level are required to take class at least twice a week. Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Wednesday
4:15 PM to 5:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Pre-Ballet w/ Tap Wednesdays
Pre-Ballet w/ Tap (5-7yrs.) For our young dancers ready for a slightly more structured class and the introduction of more ballet terminology and shapes with new balance and coordination challenges. This class continues to encourage creativity and collaboration with other dancers. Dancers will spend the second half of class discovering rhythm and exploring musicality with Tap.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:20 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Stretching Wednesday
Stretching (10+) This class focuses on dancers' flexibility and giving them the tools to stretch safely at home.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Theatre South
Northgate
Creative Movement Thursday
For our youngest dancers, Creative Movement explores the foundational movement patterns of young dancers while encouraging creativity and fun.  Dancers must be toilet trained to register for this class. 
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Jazz 2 Thursday
Jazz 2 (8-10yrs): This class is for students who have an understanding of the basics of jazz. Focus will be on flexibility, progressions, and learning short variations
Thursday
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Ballet 2 Thursday
Ballet 2 (8 - 10 yrs): This class is for students who have had at least one year of ballet classes. Dancers will explore more challenging turn and jump progressions and continue their technical development. Dancers in this level may choose to take class 2x a week.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Jazz 1 Thursday
Jazz 1 (7 - 9 yrs): Learn the fundamentals and basics of jazz including stretching, balance, and core work. Dancers will learn across the floor progressions.
Thursday
5:15 PM to 6:15 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Ballet 1 Thursday
Ballet 1 (7 - 9 yrs): Learn the fundamentals of ballet. Dancers will be introduced to the barre and explore across the floor patterns and dances to keep their creativity and artistry building along with their strength and flexibility.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:15 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Ballet 4/5 Thursday
Ballet 4 (12 - 15 yrs): Dancers in this level continue to explore intermediate to advanced technique and develop their artistic voice. Dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least twice a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.

Ballet 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least three times a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Thursday
6:15 PM to 7:45 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Jazz 4/5 Thursday
Jazz 4 (13 - 16 yrs): This class focuses on speed and turning and jumping progressions. Dancers will be introduced to different styles and learn original choreography.

Jazz 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, this class meets twice a week. Students will continue to hone their flexibility, progressions, dynamics, and explore improv and choreography.
Thursday
7:15 PM to 8:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Pointe 4/5 Thursday
Pointe 4 (12 - 15 yrs): For dancers in their first or second year of pointe, this class builds the foundational strength and technique for strong pointe work.

Pointe 5 (16 - 19 yrs): For dancers who have been en pointe for at least 2 years, this class moves to more challenging pointe work and explores pointe variations.
Thursday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Ballet 1 Saturday
Ballet 1 (7 - 9 yrs): Learn the fundamentals of ballet. Dancers will be introduced to the barre and explore across the floor patterns and dances to keep their creativity and artistry building along with their strength and flexibility.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Theatre South
Northgate
Creative Movement Saturdays
For our youngest dancers, Creative Movement explores the foundational movement patterns of young dancers while encouraging creativity and fun.  Dancers must be toilet trained to register for this class. 
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:45 AM
Theatre North
Northgate
Parent & Tot Creative Movement Saturday
For young movers 18 months through 3 years, they explore joyful movement in this class just for them and their adult caregiver! A team of our talented faculty lead a class that helps young ones develop strong movement patterns, explore moving with props and through space, and interact with others in a positive and supportive environment. This class is the perfect introduction for young ones to see what dance is all about with the support of their caregiver.
Saturday
9:00 AM to 9:55 AM
Studio All
Northgate
Creative Movement 2 Saturdays
For our young dancers age 5 or who have had a year of Creative Movement experience, Creative Movement 2 continues to explore the foundational movement patterns of young dancers while encouraging creativity and fun. This class begins the transition to Pre-Ballet by incorporating more complex rhythms and patterns, and asking the dancers for more maturity in focus than Creative Movement 1. Dancers must be toilet trained to register for this class.
Saturday
9:45 AM to 10:30 AM
Theatre North
Northgate
Ballet 2 Saturday
Ballet 2 (8 - 10 yrs): This class is for students who have had at least one year of ballet classes. Dancers will explore more challenging turn and jump progressions and continue their technical development. Dancers in this level may choose to take class 2x a week.
Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Theatre South
Northgate
Tap 1 Saturday
Tap 1 (7 - 9yrs): Learn the fundamentals and basics of tap. Dancers will learn across the floor progressions and focus on rhythm and balance.

Saturday
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Studio All
Northgate
Ballet 4/5 Saturday
Ballet 4 (12 - 15 yrs): Dancers in this level continue to explore intermediate to advanced technique and develop their artistic voice. Dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least twice a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Ballet 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, dancers in this level are required to take technique class at least three times a week in addition to a pointe class (for those dancers en pointe). Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged
Saturday
10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Exploring Theatre 1
Exploring Theatre class will explore movement, improv, and acting while giving students the opportunity to create their own show!  Students will build the plot, characters, costumes, and scenery and perform their work in informal showings twice throughout the semester! 
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Tap 2 Saturday
​Tap 2 (8-10yrs.): This class is for students who have an understanding of the basics of tap. Focus will be on learning small variations and routines. This level introduces Musical Theatre Tap style.
Saturday
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Exploring Theatre 2 Saturdays
Exploring Theatre class will explore movement, improv, and acting while giving students the opportunity to create their own show!  Students will build the plot, characters, costumes, and scenery and perform their work in informal showings twice throughout the semester! 
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Jazz 4/5 Saturday
Jazz 4 (13 - 15 yrs): This class focuses on speed and turning and jumping progressions. Dancers will be introduced to different styles and learn original choreography.

Jazz 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, this class meets twice a week. Students will continue to hone their flexibility, progressions, dynamics, and explore improv and choreography.
Saturday
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Jazz 3 Saturday
Jazz 3 (10 - 13 yrs): This class will challenge dancers with more intermediate steps. Students will also get the opportunity to learn choreography from well-known Broadway shows.
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Stage Crew Class Saturdays
Stage Crew class will explore the "behind-the-scenes" elements that make a show happen! Students will learn about stage lighting, prop building, backdrops, set pieces and more. Students in this class will get to design and build elements of the lighting, set design, and props for the Aspire Revue!
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Tap 4/5 Saturday
Tap 4 (13 - 15 yrs): This class focuses on speed and technique for dancers who have had at least two years of tap classes. Students will be introduced to intermediate to advanced steps and will explore improv.

Tap 5 (16 - 19 yrs): Our highest level, this class meets twice a week. Students will continue to hone their skills through improv and choreography.
Saturday
1:00 PM to 2:15 PM
Studio All
Northgate

Drop-In Classes Spring '24

Name
Days
Location
Moderate Tap
For dancers who are ready to move beyond fundamental steps and terminology with more complex rhythms and faster tempos. Class will include a warm-up, across the floor progressions, choreography, and improv explorations.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Open Modern
Pulling primarily from the techniques of Martha Graham and Lester Horton, this Open Modern class includes a warm-up, across the floor work, and a combination. Floor work will be included. No previous Modern experience is necessary, but familiarity with Ballet or Jazz vocabulary is beneficial. This class is designed for bare feet. Dancers may wear ballet shoes if they prefer.
Monday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Open Beginning Ballet
For dancers who have never taken ballet before or those who have taken a long break, this class will introduce and build upon the fundamentals of ballet.  Dancers will get detailed feedback to help them find the shapes and movement patterns that lengthen, strengthen, and improve flexibility in a supportive, judgment-free environment.  
Monday
7:45 PM to 8:45 PM
Northgate
Open Moderate Theatre Jazz
We recommend dancers have a familiarity with the fundamentals of jazz before taking Moderate level. Class includes a warm-up, across the floor progressions, and choreography in rotating styles. Dancers will work on strength, flexibility, and storytelling. Moderate level class progresses at a slower pace than Open level class.
W 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Theatre North
Northgate
Open Stretching
For dancers, movers, and people who would like a dedicated time to stretch their body each week. Whether you're starting your flexibility journey or looking to maintain flexibility, this class will give you tools to keep up your flexibility at home and invite you to take time to take care of yourself each week.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Cardio Tap
Aspire is thrilled to partner with the Owner/Co-creator of CardioTAP™, Krystle Armstrong-Alan to offer their signature CardioTAP™ method! CardioTAP™ was created by professional musical theatre performers and choreographers to adapt Broadway tap steps into an incredibly fun and effective workout. CardioTappers burn over 500 calories per class and improve strength, stamina, flexibility, coordination, balance, muscle tone, bone density, cognitive acuity & function, and of course, tap skills! We welcome people of all tap and fitness levels - from musical theatre professionals and enthusiasts to business professionals and people who used to tap as kids - even complete beginners! No matter who you are, this method meets you where you're at and pushes you to the next level, simultaneously providing an intense workout and opportunity to practice the tap steps used on Broadway. Come as you are and expect to meet a community full of fun, ready to support you as you tap your way into health and happiness!
Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Open Beginning Jazz
For dancers who have never taken jazz before or have limited experience, this class will cover the basics and fundamentals of jazz including stretching, balance, and core work. Dancers will get detailed feedback in style and patterns in a supportive, judgment-free environment. 

Wednesday
6:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Open Tap
Students must have a basic understand of tap to take Open level. Class will include a warm up, across the floor progressions, choreography, and improv explorations. Dancers will get the opportunity to focus on rhythm, style, and speed. 
W 11:30 AM-12:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Open Pointe
Open to dancers with all levels of experience en pointe or those dancers who'd like to take class in flat shoes for strengthening. Class will include barre work and center -for those with previous pointe experience. Dancers are welcome to take pointe class in flat shoes. If you are new to pointe, please consult Director Erin Crall Scott before purchasing shoes for the first time!
Thursday
7:45 PM to 8:30 PM
Theatre All
Northgate
Open Ballet (Evenings)
For dancers who have a good foundation in ballet training, Open Ballet includes a full barre and center for dancers who want to stay strong and continue to hone their coordination, flexibility, and artistry. 
Tu 7:15 PM-8:45 PM
Th 6:15 PM-7:45 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Dance conditioning
Using barre, standing, and floor exercises, Director Erin's Ballet Conditioning class focuses on full body strengthening and dynamic flexibility. Students are encouraged to bring their own mat. Recommended footwear is socks, bare feet, or ballet shoes.
Sunday
9:00 AM to 9:50 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Open Theatre Jazz
Dancers must have a basic understanding of jazz to take Open level. Class will include a warm-up, across the floor progressions, and choreography in rotating styles. Dancers will work on strength, flexibility, and storytelling. 
Su 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Theatre North
Northgate
Open Beginning Tap
This class is for adult and teen students who want to learn the basics of tap. Dancers will learn rhythm and foundational steps and receive detailed feedback in a judgment-free environment.

Sunday
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Open Contemporary
Each week of contemporary will feature a warm up, stretching, and across the floor progressions to practice skills and technique for that week's combination.  Combinations will change each week and pull from ballet, jazz, modern, and commercial styles to let dancers practice their artistry, floor work, and performance skills. Socks are the recommended footwear for this class. 
Sunday
11:45 AM to 12:45 PM
Theatre North
Northgate
Open Ballet (Mornings)
For dancers who have a good foundation in ballet training, Open Ballet includes a full barre and center for dancers who want to stay strong and continue to hone their technique, flexibility, and artistry. 
Tu 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Th 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Sa 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Su 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Theatre North
Northgate

Summer 2024

Name
Days
Location
Parent & Tot Creative Movement Mondays
For young movers 18 months to 3 years, they explore joyful movement in this class just for them and their adult caregiver! A team of our talented faculty lead a class that helps young ones develop strong movement patterns, explore moving with props and through space, and interact with others in a positive and supportive environment. This class is the perfect introduction for young ones to see what dance is all about with the support of their caregiver.
Monday
10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Tap 1
A 6-week summer series of our Tap 1 class for ages 7 to 9! Learn the fundamentals and basics of tap. Dancers will learn across the floor progressions and focus on rhythm and balance.
Monday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Tap 2
A 6-week summer series of our Tap 2 class for ages 8 to 10! This class is for students who have an understanding of the basics of tap. Focus will be on learning small variations and routines. This level introduces Musical Theatre Tap style.
Monday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Jazz 1
A 6-week summer series of our Jazz 1 class for ages 7 to 9! Learn the fundamentals and basics of jazz including stretching, balance, and core work. Dancers will learn across the floor progressions.
Tuesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Jazz 2
A 6-week summer series of our Jazz 2 class for ages 8 to 10! This class is for students who have an understanding of the basics of jazz. Focus will be on flexibility, progressions, and learning short variations.
Tuesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Ballet 1
A 6-week summer series of our Ballet 1 class for ages 7 to 9! Learn the fundamentals of ballet. Dancers will be introduced to the barre and explore across the floor patterns and dances to keep their creativity and artistry building along with their strength and flexibility.
Wednesday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Ballet 2
A 6-week summer series of our Ballet 2 class for ages 8 to 10! This class is for students who have had at least one year of ballet classes. Dancers will explore more challenging turn and jump progressions and continue their technical development. Dancers in this level may choose to take class 2x a week.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Jazz 3
A 6-week summer series of our Jazz 3 for ages 10 to 13! This class will challenge dancers with more intermediate steps. Students will also get the opportunity to learn choreography from well-known Broadway shows.
Wednesday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Littles Mini-Camp: Musical Merpeople
For our youngest dancers, age 3 to 6, who want to explore movement, music, and crafts at a fun filled camp just for them! Dancers will use dance, storytelling and visual art to explore stories and characters that live in the ocean: dive into the ocean and swim like a mer-person, explore the different ways animals move in the ocean, and explore music and musicality with songs from "Little Mermaid", "Luca", and other underwater favorites!

All materials included in tuition.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
High-School Musical Mini-Camp
For ages 7-12, High-school Musical Mini-camp will include rotating, daily dance classes in jazz and hip-hop. Students will learn a song and choreography from High-School Musical to share.



Monday Tuesday Wednesday
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Ballet 3
A 6-week summer series of our Ballet 3 for ages 10 to 13! This class focuses on building strength and technique as our pre-pointe level. A dancer's physical development, strength, and maturity determines their readiness for pointe shoes. Dancers in this level are required to take class twice a week. Cross training with a jazz or tap class is highly encouraged.
Thursday
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Tap 3
A 6-week summer series of our Tap 3 for ages 10 to 13! This class is for students who have had at least one year of tap classes and focuses on more intermediate and challenging steps. Students will also get to learn routines from beloved Broadway musicals.
Thursday
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Littles Camp - Flying Friends
For our youngest dancers, age 3 to 6, who want to explore movement, music, and crafts at a fun filled camp just for them! Dancers will explore animal friends that fly with dance, storytelling, and visual art. Inspired by beloved characters who fly through the air, explore the world as a butterfly, create your own fairy or bat wings, and discover what music our flying friends create!

All materials included with tuition.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Performing Camp Session 2
For our young performers ages 7-12, who love putting on a show. Students will spend the week exploring Dance, Music, and Acting. Students will get to build a performance from scratch by making their costumes and sets and will get the opportunity to perform for friends and family at the end of the week!

All materials included in tuition.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Performing Camp Session 3
For our young performers ages 7-12, who love putting on a show. Students will spend the week exploring Dance, Music, and Acting. Students will get to build a performance from scratch by making their costumes and sets and will get the opportunity to perform for friends and family at the end of the week!

All materials included in tuition.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Musical Theatre Immersive
For triple threats ages 10-15, this immersive week focuses on how to perform a story through movement, song, acting, and stage combat. Students will also get the opportunity to speak and work with industry professionals in other facets of theatre: directing, lighting design, and costuming just to name a few. The week will culminate in an informal sharing of the material they've been studying over the course of the immersive!
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Theatre South
Northgate
Littles Camp - Dancing Dragons
For our youngest dancers, age 3 to 6, who want to explore movement, music, and crafts at a fun filled camp just for them! Dancers will explore dance, storytelling, and visual art - all with Dragons! Stomp through the forest and soar through the air as a dragon; create your own dragon wings, and explore music with different dragons.

All materials included with tuition.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Stomp It Out Camp
For ages 7-12, Stomp It Out Camp will include a daily tap class, jazz class, and exploring creating rhythm and sounds with household items in the vein of the hit Broadway show "Stomp".
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Sugar Plum Ballet Camp
For ages 7-12, Sugar Plum Camp will include a daily ballet class, stretching class, and learning the iconic Sugar Plum variation.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Triple Threat Dance Camp
For ages 10-15, Triple Threat Dance Camp will include daily, rotating dance classes in Ballet, Jazz, Tap and more. Students will learn popular musical theatre songs and choreography to share.
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
1:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Creative Movement
A 6-week summer series of our Creative Movement class for ages 3 to 5! Dancers will explore, move, and strengthen their fundamentals of movement through play and fun. Dancers must be toilet trained to register.
Saturday
9:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Studio All
Northgate
Summer Pre-Ballet with Tap
A 6-week summer series of our Pre-ballet with Tap class for ages 5 to 7! Dancers will explore more complicated patterns and rhythms and learn the building blocks of tap dance and ballet.
Saturday
10:15 AM to 11:05 AM
Studio All
Northgate